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The Pill

The pill, also known as “oral contraception,” is a tiny pill taken at the same time every day. It contains the hormones estrogen and progestin.

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Shot

The shot is just like a typical shot you get at the doctor’s office, except it prevents pregnancy. To be effective, you need to get the shot every three months.

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IUD

An IUD is a tiny, T-shaped device that is inserted into the uterus. There are two main types of IUDs: hormonal and non-hormonal (“copper”).

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Implant

The implant is a small rod that is placed just beneath the skin in your upper arm. It protects you from pregnancy for about three to four years.

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